Churchill Downs and TwinSpires.com have partnered to guarantee the Pick 6 pools on Kentucky Oaks and Kentucky Derby days. The Kentucky Oaks Day Pick 6 will carry a $200,000 guaranteed pool and the Kentucky Derby Day Pick 6 will feature a $500,000 guarantee.
The wagers have been officially renamed to be the "TwinSpires.com $200,000 Guaranteed Oaks Day Pick 6" and "TwinSpires.com $500,000 Guaranteed Derby Day Pick 6."
"The Pick 6 sequences on Oaks and Derby Days are shaping up to offer tremendous wagering opportunities," Churchill Downs Racetrack President Kevin Flanery said. "We're delighted TwinSpires.com has stepped up to the plate to make the wagering menu even more attractive to bettors all over the world."
The Pick 6, which is a $2 minimum wager, will cover races 6-11 on both days. Race 6 on Oaks Day is scheduled for 1:26 p.m. (EDT), while the sixth on Derby Day is 1:19 p.m.
"With these guarantees in place, horseplayers around the world, including our players at TwinSpires.com, can wager into the Pick 6 pools with confidence knowing what the minimum pool sizes will be," said Jeremy Clemons, Vice President of Marketing at TwinSpires.com. "We're hopeful these guarantees can lead to further growth in these Pick 6 pools."
For information about the Oaks and Derby Day Guaranteed Pick 6 wagers, visit www.TwinSpires.com.